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Watson

New Photos of Emma Watson at Chanel Salon before OotP Premiere

Posted by: sue
August 30, 2007, 06:15 PM

Emma Watson updated her official website today with some exclusive photos taken of the actress before the premiere of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Emma, who portrays Hermione Granger in the Potter films, is photographed in the salon and private apartment belonging toContinued...

OotP Film

List of Deleted Scenes for "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" DVD

Posted by: sue
August 29, 2007, 08:08 PM

The British Board of Film Classification updated their website today with a list of some deleted scenes that are to be included on the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix DVD. Running a total of 10m 10s, the scenes listed under the title of "DELETED DRAMATIC CLIPS" are as follows:Continued...

Watson

New Emma Watson Photos Online from July Issue of Tatler Magazine

Posted by: Edward
August 29, 2007, 06:30 PM

Last June we first told you about Harry Potter actress Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) gracing the cover of UK fashion magazine Tatler, we now, thanks to our Order partner Emma-Watson.net, have new images online from the photo shoot. These new photos, not showcased in the July issueContinued...

Charity

Potter Actors Join Composer Patrick Doyle's Charity Concert

Posted by: Edward
August 29, 2007, 04:29 AM

A myriad of actors from the Harry Potter films are scheduled to appear at a charity event in the UK supporting blood cancer charity, Leukemia Research. Film composer Patrick Doyle’s ‘Music From The Movies,’ presented along with Kenneth Branagh (Professor Lockhart), isContinued...

Movies

Harry Potter Films Help UK Tourism Business

Posted by: sue
August 27, 2007, 03:15 PM

Hollywood is good for business, including the tourism business in the UK. In a new report released today, locations used in many films such as the Harry Potter series are a big draw, and have led to a boost for the tourism industry, with fans flocking to locations such as Alnwick Castle in large numbers.Continued...

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Wins Teen Choice Award

Posted by: Melissa
August 27, 2007, 01:54 AM

The voters of the Teen Choice Awards have voted Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix the Choice Summer Movie (Drama/Action/Adventure). Congrats all!

Rumor

Rumor Alert: Hogwarts, the Musical, and a New Harry Potter Comic Relief Book?

Posted by: sue
August 26, 2007, 01:34 PM

“Hermione! The smartest witch name I ever heard, Hermione!”

That could be something that we will all sing together, should this latest rumor prove to be true. In an article blazing with the title “Exclusive Hogwarts to Hit West End With Wizard Show,”Continued...

Movies

BBC Special on British Films Includes Segment on Harry Potter Movies

Posted by: sue
August 25, 2007, 11:05 PM

Tonight, a documentary special was broadcast on the BBC, calle “British Film Forever: Magic, Murder and Monsters,” and this included a small segment on the Harry Potter films. Thanks to our Order partner RupertGrint.net, you can now watch this segment here, whichContinued...

OotP Film

"Order of the Phoenix" DVD Due for Release November 12?

Posted by: sue
August 25, 2007, 09:57 PM

Last year we first told you that there were reports of a possible release of the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix DVD during the lead up to the Christmas holidays, 2007. Then again this past June, there were further mentions that this release of the fifth Harry Potter film on DVD wouldContinued...

PotterCast

PotterCast 114: Wandlore

Posted by: Edward
August 25, 2007, 01:46 AM

Episode 114 of PotterCast, our Harry Potter podcast is now online for your listening pleasure! To listen, just hit the "Play" button on the right side of the page (--->), or use iTunes, or direct download.

"Wandlore"

- Spoiler Alert! READ DEATHLY HALLOWS BEFORE LISTENING!
- All you ever needed to know aboutContinued...

Honors/Awards

Phelps Twins Among Newest Nominees for Birmingham Walk of Stars Honor

Posted by: Edward
August 24, 2007, 08:46 PM

James and Oliver Phelps, who play Weasley twins Fred and George in the Harry Potter films, are among the latest nominees for a place on their home town’s Birmingham Walk of Stars. Their local paper, The Sutton Observer, reports the actors have been chosen to possibly “followContinued...

Birthdays

Happy Birthday Stephen Fry!

Posted by: Edward
August 24, 2007, 08:31 PM

More Happy Birthday wishes go out to Stephen Fry, the narrator of the UK editions of the Harry Potter audio books, who celebrates his 50th birthday today. Happy Birthday Stephen!

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday Rupert Grint!

Posted by: Edward
August 24, 2007, 04:11 PM

Today is the day we celebrate the birthday of Rupert Grint, the actor who plays Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter films. Please join us in raising your glasses and wishing Rupert a very Happy 19th Birthday! Cheers!

J.K. Rowling

JKR to Read from "Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows" in New York, Will Sign Books and Answer Questions about Harry Potter Series

Posted by: sue
August 24, 2007, 02:24 AM

Previously we told you about the Open Book Tour author J.K. Rowling would be undertaking this fall here in the United States, making three appearances for school children only at schools in Los Angeles, New Orleans, andContinued...

HBP Film

Night Scenes for "Half-Blood Prince" to be Filmed in October

Posted by: sue
August 23, 2007, 08:49 PM

With principal photography set to begin early next month on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince film, there is word today about some scenes that will be filmed in October at the cloisters of Lacock Abbey in Wiltshire, England. The Wiltshire Times reports that villagers have given approvalContinued...

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